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CME

Pediatric Grand Rounds: Advocacy in the 87th Texas Legislative Session

Location: Virtual

Date: Friday, May 21, 2021

Time: 7:30–8:30 a.m.

About the Event

This installment of Pediatrics Grand Rounds, “Advocacy in the 87th Texas Legislative Session,” is presented by Lisa Barber, M.D., Emily Dewar, M.D., Ashley Lucke, M.D., Tory Meyer, M.D., Hanoch Patt, M.D., and Katherine Snyder, M.D.

For Zoom information or general inquiries, contact Mary Matus at mkmatus@ascension.org

Learning Objectives

By the end of this presentation, the audience participant should be able to:

  • Recognize the structure of the Dell Medical School at The University of Texas at Austin/Ascension Advocacy Committee.
  • Describe the legislative process in Texas.
  • Summarize key policy changes in the 87th legislative session.
  • Discuss opportunities to engage in advocacy with Dell Children’s Medical Center of Central Texas.

Target Audience

  • Primary: Pediatricians, pediatric subspecialists, family medicine physicians and pediatric residents
  • Secondary: Nursing staff and hospital staff

Attributes/Competencies

This activity has been designed to promote some of the following desired physician attributes and competencies:

  • ACGME: Patient Care, Medical Knowledge, Practice-based Learning and Improvement; Interpersonal and Communications Skills. Professionalism, Systems-based Practice
  • IOM: Provide Patient-centered Care, Work in Interdisciplinary Teams, Employ Evidence-based Practice, Apply Quality Improvement, Utilize Informatics
  • IECC: Interprofessional Teamwork & Team-based Practice

Speaker Disclosure

Lisa Barber, M.D., Emily Dewar, M.D., Ashley Lucke, M.D., Tory Meyer, M.D., Hanoch Patt, M.D., and Katherine Snyder, M.D., speakers for this educational activity, have no relevant financial relationship(s) with ineligible companies to disclose.

Planner Disclosure

Nalinda Charnsangavej, M.D.; Daniel Richards, M.D.; Alexandra Bicki, M.D.; Ryan Lowery, M.D., Ila Sehgal, D.O. and Mary Matus, planners of this educational activity, have no relevant financial relationship(s) with ineligible companies to disclose.

Accreditation Statement

The University of Texas at Austin Dell Medical School is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

The University of Texas at Austin Dell Medical School designates this internet live course for a maximum of 1.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.